Members of the Indiana National Guard are facing one day of furloughs per week between now and the end of September.
A new state law enacted this week aims to get veterans into the federal system more quickly, but the Department of Veterans Affairs still has a long backlog.
A bill making its way through Congress would reform investigation policies for sexual abuse cases in the military.
Kyle Clayton worked as a reporter and anchor at WFIU and WTIU before taking a job at KYUK public radio in Alaska.
The bill is named after a Farmland, Indiana native who died four years ago after returning from service overseas.
The House version of the bill adds language instituting a tuition freeze for combat veterans.
Last year, more combat troops took their own life than died in combat in Afghanistan.
Two pieces of legislation are aimed at getting servicemembers back to work.
It’s unclear exactly how much money the government will trim from the military budget over the next ten years.
Several veterans took an opportunity Monday to fly in the restored plane, which was featured in the 1989 movie, "Memphis Belle".